Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 248 198
Rank change year-on-year -73 -50 -18
Contract jobs citing UML 740 893 1,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 1.02% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.20% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 545 873
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £606 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 92 112
England median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £36.60 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £52.48
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,190 74,448 85,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.87% 85.09% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,959 49,037 57,163
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,238 1,938 2,074
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -14.00% +1.01% +15.12%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 326 £500 - 60
South East -69 129 £438 +5.42% 47
East of England -7 93 £525 +23.53% 26
South West -37 81 £400 -5.88% 38
Midlands -8 61 £437 +4.11% 24
North of England -56 46 £400 -1.84% 25
West Midlands -8 41 £413 -0.60% 18
North West -42 25 £461 +11.82% 14
East Midlands -11 20 £450 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire -12 19 £388 -21.52% 9
North East -22 2 £275 -19.12% 2
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 355 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (25.81%) Java
3 156 (21.08%) Finance
4 145 (19.59%) Use Case
5 136 (18.38%) Security Cleared
5 136 (18.38%) Software Engineering
6 125 (16.89%) Business Analysis
7 120 (16.22%) SC Cleared
8 111 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 108 (14.59%) C++
10 106 (14.32%) Scrum
11 103 (13.92%) OO
12 101 (13.65%) Linux
12 101 (13.65%) XML
13 98 (13.24%) Web Services
13 98 (13.24%) C
14 97 (13.11%) SQL
15 93 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 90 (12.16%) BPMN
16 90 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
17 89 (12.03%) Spring
18 87 (11.76%) REST
18 87 (11.76%) User Stories
19 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
20 80 (10.81%) SDLC
21 79 (10.68%) Microsoft
22 77 (10.41%) Waterfall
23 74 (10.00%) Oracle
24 73 (9.86%) TDD
25 68 (9.19%) SQL Server

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (4.86%) JBoss
2 25 (3.38%) Confluence
3 18 (2.43%) Apache
4 13 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.22%) Mule
6 9 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.54%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.54%) CMS
11 4 (0.54%) Documentum
12 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.41%) Jetty
12 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 56 (7.57%) MS Visio
2 30 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.16%) Simulink
4 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.35%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.08%) GIMP
8 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 11 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.68%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.54%) Sonata
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.27%) Actimize
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.03%) SaaS
4 12 (1.62%) Office 365
5 11 (1.49%) Boomi
5 11 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.35%) iPaaS
7 8 (1.08%) IaaS
7 8 (1.08%) PaaS
8 5 (0.68%) Serverless
9 4 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.41%) npm
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.27%) BlueKai
11 2 (0.27%) GitHub
11 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.27%) Slack
11 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.78%) Wireshark
2 14 (1.89%) HTTP
3 9 (1.22%) SNMP
4 8 (1.08%) AMQP
4 8 (1.08%) Network Security
5 7 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.81%) Firewall
6 6 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.68%) Internet
8 3 (0.41%) Intranet
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.41%) SAN
8 3 (0.41%) SSH
8 3 (0.41%) SSL
9 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.27%) Broadband
9 2 (0.27%) Skype
9 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.59%) MySQL
4 32 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.30%) GIS
9 15 (2.03%) Geospatial Data
10 14 (1.89%) Big Data
10 14 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.35%) DB2
14 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.95%) JasperReports
15 7 (0.95%) SAP BW
16 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (8.38%) Maven
2 61 (8.24%) JIRA
3 54 (7.30%) Git (software)
4 47 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
5 44 (5.95%) JUnit
6 43 (5.81%) Subversion
7 40 (5.41%) Rational Rhapsody
8 31 (4.19%) Eclipse
9 29 (3.92%) Jenkins
10 28 (3.78%) GDB
11 25 (3.38%) Hudson
12 24 (3.24%) Selenium
12 24 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (3.11%) FishEye
13 23 (3.11%) Visual Studio
14 19 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (2.57%) Rational Rose
15 16 (2.16%) Rational Team Concert
16 13 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (1.62%) jMock
General
1 156 (21.08%) Finance
2 64 (8.65%) Banking
3 48 (6.49%) Retail
4 37 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.65%) Electronics
7 25 (3.38%) Marketing
8 22 (2.97%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.76%) Law
11 12 (1.62%) Advertising
12 11 (1.49%) Front Office
13 7 (0.95%) Billing
13 7 (0.95%) Legal
14 6 (0.81%) Back Office
14 6 (0.81%) Military
15 5 (0.68%) Automotive
16 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 263 (35.54%) Analyst
2 227 (30.68%) Business Analyst
3 161 (21.76%) Architect
4 118 (15.95%) Developer
5 112 (15.14%) Software Engineer
6 74 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 59 (7.97%) Java Developer
8 40 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 25 (3.38%) Agile Business Analyst
10 25 (3.38%) Data Architect
11 24 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
12 19 (2.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
13 18 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (2.43%) Technical Business Analyst
14 17 (2.30%) Finance Business Analyst
14 17 (2.30%) Financial Analyst
14 17 (2.30%) IT Analyst
15 16 (2.16%) Business IT Analyst
15 16 (2.16%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.65%) XML
2 98 (13.24%) Web Services
3 89 (12.03%) Spring
4 87 (11.76%) REST
5 56 (7.57%) Hibernate
6 52 (7.03%) JSON
7 48 (6.49%) JMS
8 47 (6.35%) HTML
8 47 (6.35%) Middleware
9 44 (5.95%) CSS
10 43 (5.81%) .NET
11 39 (5.27%) SOAP
12 37 (5.00%) XSLT
13 27 (3.65%) J2EE
13 27 (3.65%) Java EE
14 25 (3.38%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.38%) RESTful
14 25 (3.38%) XSD
15 21 (2.84%) GWT
16 20 (2.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (4.05%) User Experience
3 27 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.57%) Taxonomies
5 17 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (1.76%) PMI
9 12 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.35%) Derivative
11 10 (1.35%) Equities
11 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (13.65%) Linux
2 48 (6.49%) Unix
3 35 (4.73%) Windows
4 13 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.35%) Android
6 9 (1.22%) VxWorks
7 8 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.54%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.41%) CentOS
10 3 (0.41%) Debian
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (19.59%) Use Case
3 136 (18.38%) Software Engineering
4 125 (16.89%) Business Analysis
5 111 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 106 (14.32%) Scrum
7 103 (13.92%) OO
8 93 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (12.16%) BPMN
9 90 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (11.76%) User Stories
11 80 (10.81%) SDLC
12 77 (10.41%) Waterfall
13 73 (9.86%) TDD
14 66 (8.92%) TOGAF
15 64 (8.65%) Business Process Modelling
16 62 (8.38%) SOA
17 58 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
18 54 (7.30%) Microservices
18 54 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (25.81%) Java
2 108 (14.59%) C++
3 98 (13.24%) C
4 97 (13.11%) SQL
5 67 (9.05%) JavaScript
6 55 (7.43%) C#
7 31 (4.19%) Embedded C++
7 31 (4.19%) Python
8 27 (3.65%) Ada
9 25 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.24%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.89%) Embedded C
12 13 (1.76%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.62%) Ada 95
13 12 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.62%) XPath
14 11 (1.49%) XQuery
15 9 (1.22%) Java 8
16 8 (1.08%) ES6
17 6 (0.81%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 136 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 120 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 63 (8.51%) Degree
4 41 (5.54%) ISEB
5 13 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.49%) CBAP
7 10 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.68%) PhD
11 4 (0.54%) ACCA
11 4 (0.54%) CIMA
11 4 (0.54%) IIBA
11 4 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.41%) CISSP
12 3 (0.41%) GIAC
13 2 (0.27%) CISA
13 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.54%) QA
2 11 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.08%) GDPR
4 7 (0.95%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.54%) MIL-STD-498
5 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.41%) ECSS
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 3 (0.41%) MISRA
6 3 (0.41%) PSD2
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.27%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) DO-160
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 16 (2.16%) Docker
2 14 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.81%) Firmware
4 2 (0.27%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.22%) Ansible
3 8 (1.08%) Consul
4 6 (0.81%) Puppet
4 6 (0.81%) SELinux
4 6 (0.81%) Terraform
5 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) Salt
7 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 2 (0.27%) logstash
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.14%) Mesos
9 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 79 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.00%) Oracle
3 39 (5.27%) SAP
4 22 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 21 (2.84%) IBM
6 20 (2.70%) Google
6 20 (2.70%) Sybase
7 16 (2.16%) Informatica
8 14 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.76%) Murex
10 11 (1.49%) Adobe
10 11 (1.49%) Dell
11 8 (1.08%) Casewise
12 7 (0.95%) hybris
12 7 (0.95%) OpenText
13 6 (0.81%) Tableau
13 6 (0.81%) WSO2
14 5 (0.68%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.68%) Freescale
14 5 (0.68%) Hortonworks